Google July 24th Event Recap: New Nexus 7, Android 4.3 And Chromecast TV Dongle


Last week we told you that Google would be holding an event on July 24th “Please join us for breakfast with Sundar Pichai” and that it was expected the search engine giant would be giving a preview of Android 4.3 along with unveiling the new Nexus 7. Well sure enough Google’s Sundar Pichai hosted breakfast today and lets […]

Android Captures Some Of The iPad’s Market Share In 2012


The year is almost over, and that means it’s time for those annual market share reports to come rolling in. The first such report appears to have arrived today, from the research firm International Data Corp. (IDC). They’ve got hard numbers on the worldwide tablet market shares, and the results are looking good for Android. […]

A White Version Of The Nexus 4 Will Arrive On December 13

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If you’re in the market for a new Nexus device, but don’t really want the current sparkly black Nexus 4, we’ve got some good news for you: a white version of the Nexus 4 is coming. The news was spoilered by the UK mobile retailer TalkTalk, though they have since removed the preorder page that […]

How To: Manually Update Nexus 7 To Android 4.2 (Build JOP40C) Jelly Bean


Google has started rolling out Android 4.2 Jelly Bean to the Nexus 7 via an OTA (over the air) update. Although OTA updates are very convenient, the only downside to them is that it can take days before the OTA update reaches you. If you are one of those people who can’t wait to take […]

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Update For Galaxy Nexus And Nexus 7 Now Rolling Out [Direct Download Links]


Earlier today Google made the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 10 available on the Google Play Store. Within hours both the devices went out of stock. Both the devices will be shipping with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the latest operating system from Google. However, if you couldn’t pre-order the new Nexus 4 and are stuck […]

How To: Install TouchWiz 5 On ASUS Nexus 7 Tablet [Tutorial]


TouchWiz has been exclusively made for Samsung. However, a new ROM brings it to the ASUS Nexus 7 tablet. XDA Developers’ member smalldookie has released the CodenameSammy ROM, which brings TouchWiz 5 to the tablet. It’s based on the Codename Android 3.6 ROM. You should note that this guide is specifically for the ASUS Nexus 7 tablet. […]

The iPad Mini, Nexus 7 And Kindle Fire HD Will All Blend, Apparently [VIDEO]


It’s not a proper day on the internet until you’ve watched some electronic gadgets get put in a blender. In what has become a YouTube institution, the brave scientists of “Will it Blend?” have taken on the latest electronic devices once again. This time around, they’re attempting to pulverize a variety of new mini-tablets: the […]

DisplayMate Pits iPad Mini’s Screen Against The Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD


We’ve recently seen a very basic (and somewhat questionable) comparison of the iPad Mini’s screen to the iPad 4 and iPad 2, but it mostly dealt with pixel size and not the actual quality of the display. What we need is a display expert to determine methodologically how good the iPad Mini’s screen really is. Lucky […]

Developer Installs Chromium OS Onto His Android Nexus 7 [VIDEO]


Hexxeh, a profound lover of the Raspberry Pi and Chromium OS has successfully installed Chromium OS onto his Android tablet, the Nexus 7. I guess he was not enjoying the Android experience, and wanted something different. For anyone who does not know the Chromium OS project is based on building a fast, simple computing experience. […]

iPad Mini VS Google Nexus 7 Drop Test [VIDEO]


Now that the iPad Mini is available for purchase at Apple retail stores across the world, a drop test was bound to surface. Once again, Android Authority were the first ones to drop test the brand new iPad Mini, which they just purchased in Hong Kong. These are the same people who also performed the […]